CHOCOLATE CHIP OATMEAL COOKIES WITH SMARTIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 12 minutes
  • Servings: 24-42 depending on size
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup butter, softened
  • 1 Cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup white sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 Cup chopped walnuts (Optional)
  • 1 Cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Bag of smarties (about 3 smarties per cookie)

Directions

  • 1.Preheat oven to 325F (165C).
  • 2. In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth.
  • 3. Beat eggs, one at a time, into butter and sugar mixture, then stir in the vanilla.
  • 4. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • 5. Stir flour mixture into the butter mixture until just blended.
  • 6. Mix in the quick oats, walnuts (optional), and chocolate chips.
  • 7. Drop mixture by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • 8. Lightly press smarties on top of each cookie.
  • 9. Bake for 12 minutes, until cookies are light brown. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 mintues before transferring to wire rack to cool completely (or eat warm).

Notes

This is our favorite!

*If using dark pans decrease temperature by 25F

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